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Simulation, 3D Printing, and Casting the Perfect Symbiosis for Large Aerospace Structures

Presentation by Mathieu Deloubes, Innovation Project Manager at SOGECLAIR.

Manufacturing capabilities are still restrained by the size of 3D printing machines, which makes today the technology unsuitable for larger components. Investment Casting and pattern 3D printing is an answer, with th

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Keynote: Modern Architecture – Design Process, Tools and Technology

Neb Erakovic, Director Structural Design at CH2Mmace, was a keynote presenter at Converge 2016 in Essen, Germany.

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Recent and Future Developments in Altair Feko & WinProp

Presentation by Dr. Ulrich Jakobus, Senior VP - Electromagnetic Solutions at Altair.

The presentation introduces the latest features implemented in Altair’s high frequency electromagnetic solvers Altair Feko & WinProp. Application of these features to propagation modelling, antenna design

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Resolving automotive EMC/EMI problems before they occur

Dr. Martin Vogel, Sr. Application Engineer, EMSS (USA), Inc.

The trend towards more electronic systems in cars continues unabated. Ever more electronic devices, some of them communication devices that radiate intentionally, have to co-exist in an automobile. Cable bundles carrying a multitud

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Improved Quality Prediction of Injection Molded Fiber Reinforced Components by Considering Fiber Orientations

Sascha Pazour, FEA Specialist, PART Engineering GmbH

For fiber reinforced parts the consideration of anisotropic material behavior is required to receive reliable results. In the scope of this fact a procedure is described how to consider these effects in terms of process-structure interactio

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An Application of Using HyperWorks® Partner Alliance Software for Solving a Structural Problem with Anisotropic Material Properties

Jake Xu, Senior CAE Specialist, Van-Rob

In nowadays automotive industry, innovative materials are demanded to replace traditional metals for a variety of structural components in order to make the vehicle lighter. Meanwhile, there is no compromise of related performance requirements.

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Evolving Trends in the Structural Optimization of Aircraft Gas Turbine Engines

Brian Cottrell, Chief Engineer of Structures, Honeywell Aerospace

The history of aircraft gas turbine engine design generally has not included significant optimization of the structural layout of engines. This optimization gap has been driven by the pace of engine layout during the concept de

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Integrated Composites Design with ESAComp and HyperWorks

Markku Palanterä and André Mönicke, Componeering Inc.

The design process of composite structures involves tasks that require special attention and which are not typically covered by general finite element simulation tools.

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More innovation using Cradle CFD software

Yuya Ando, General Manager, Cradle North America Inc.

CAE software, including CFD, has been extensively used in R&D in many industries and becoming indispensable tools. However, each simulation is merely one of many aspects an engineer needs to consider about. Therefore, ideally, each tool ut

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From Concept to Design Verification in Half the Time

Rick Kerner, Staff Engineer, CAE Structures

Concept ideation on clean sheet designs can consume considerable time on the front end of a new project. From training-in new designers/engineers to collaborating with offshore contract firms, a significant amount of time is sunk into building momen

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Scripting with HyperMesh to Automate the Process of Connector Creation and Realization at Tesla

Singai Krishnamoorthi, Technical Specialist, Tesla Motors

The paradigm of using connector entities within HyperMesh is a powerful method of quickly modeling various welds and other connections without having to manually define their finite element representation every time you need to build o

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Free Size Optimized for a Doubler Repair of a Gouge Type Defect on Uniaxially Loaded Composite Sandwich Structures

Timothy Harrell, Structural Analyst, United Launch Alliance

Doublers are commonly used to repair composite sandwich facesheet defects, such as gouges or depressions, because they locally increase the strength of the facesheet in the area of the repair.

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Sensitivity Evaluation of Welding Seams in Durability Analysis with FEMFAT

This was a 2013 European ATC presentation given by Axel Werkhausen from Manager FEMFAT Support. Modelling of welding seams is very different in most of the FE-codes. Some swear to the detailed modelling with every little detail – totally impractic...

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Detection & Analysis of Barely Visible Impact Damage & its Progression on a Composite Overwrapped Pressure Vessel

This was a 2013 European ATC presentation given by Valentina Dolci from Thales Alenia Space/Politecnico di Torino. To ensure structural integrity and reduce repair and maintenance cost, in-service health and usage monitoring techniques are employed in many engineering areas.

In this context this

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Study on structural behavior of an atmospheric re-entry vehicle during ditching

This was a 2013 European ATC presentation given by Dr. Maurizio Coltro from Altran Italia SPA. Water impact phenomenon plays an important role in the context of a controlled ditching in the final phase of an atmospheric reentry vehicle mission. L...

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Vibration Behaviour of External Payload on Rotorcraft

This was a 2013 European ATC presentation given by David Schmid from RUAG Schweiz AG. The RUAG developed ISSYS Pod (Integrated Self Protection System Pod) is an external countermeasure dispenser / threat sensor system designed to protect the rotor...

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Airframe Engineering Process at CASSIDIAN

This was a 2013 European ATC presentation given by Gunnar Clemen from CASSIDIAN. Airframe engineering is supported by several commercial software suites for analysis, design and optimization. The structural strength and stability analysis & verif...

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Topology optimization of a prototype race car rear wing pillar

This was a 2013 European ATC presentation given by Elias AMRO from ADESS AG. The design optimization of race car structural parts becomes more and more popular in the motorsport industry. Companies involved in the design and development of race c...

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Experimental and Numerical Simulation of Laser Driven Shock Waves in Water

This was a 2013 European ATC presentation given by Dr. Ekaterina Mazanchenko from ENSMA-PPRIME. In order to test the ability of RADIOSS code to simulate shock waves propagation into water and interaction of these shocks with materials, experiments...

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A design approach for lightweight car body construction with an example on the micro-car “ec2go”

This was a 2013 European ATC presentation given by various presenters from Imperia GmbH Abstract. With increase in demands for special purpose vehicles such as electric vehicles, small series production is gaining more importance in automotive ind...

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Rat brain injury mechanism identification through indentation experiment FE reconstruction

This was a 2013 European ATC presentation given by Dr. Daniel Baumgartner from University of Strasbourg. The rat head Finite Element Model of the Strasbourg University consists of three main features: a brain, a rigid skull and a layer of solid el...

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CAE-driven design methodology for semi-autonomous product development for the next generation light weight vehicle structures

This was a 2013 European ATC presentation given by various presenters from German Aerospace Center. Passenger cell assembly makes up a large percentage of the overall structural weight of the BIW-design, and hence has a high lightweight potential....

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Numerical simulation of liquid sloshing and fluid-structure interaction (FSI) inside closed volumes

This was a 2013 European ATC presentation given by Ralf Euser from Femto.The presentation will have two different aspects. First, showing how to analyze the nonlinear sloshing motion of free-surface flows inside closed volumes, with respect to con...

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Alternative Model Order Reduction in Elastic Multibody Systems

This was a 2013 European ATC presentation given by Dipl.-Ing. Philip Holzwarth from Institute of Engineering and Computational Mechanics University of Stuttgart. Reliable and fast simulations are of crucial nature in the modern development process...

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Multibody Analysis of a Vending Machine

This was a 2013 European ATC presentation given by Dr. Marco Morone from Altran. It was performed a MB analysis of a vending machine. The aim of analysis was to analyze and optimize a cam in order to reduce the friction a acceleration peaks. A ri...

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Structural Optimization and Laser Additive Manufacturing in lightweight design: barriers and chances

This was a 2013 European ATC presentation given by Dipl.-Ing. Jannis Kranz TUHH Technische Universität Hamburg-Harburg iLAS Institut für Laser- und Anlagensystemtechnik. With resource prices rising and becoming more and more volatile, lightweight ...

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Multi-Scale FEM Simulation of Selective Laser Melting Process

This was a 2013 European ATC presentation given by Nils Keller, Group Leader from ALMJ Universität Bremen and Prof. Vasily Ploshikhin from Airbus Stiftungsprofessor. Simulations using the method of Finite Elements (FEM) allow predictions of residu...

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Altair NVH Solutions - Americas ATC 2015 Workshop

This Workshop Presentation on NVH was conducted by Jianmin Guan at the Americas ATC on May 5, 2015. This workshop introduced Altair full frequency and multi-physics solutions for solving the most pressing problems in the NVH field. It provided an ...

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UK ATC 2015: Optimisation Driven Design and Additive Manufacturing Applied for ESA Sentinel-1 Antenna

Presentation by Alejandro Cervantes Herrera, Altair

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Model-Based Development with Altair - Introduction and E-Mobility Use Cases Systems Simulation

Presentation by Andy Dyer, Senior Tech Specialist at Altair.

In this presentation, we'll take a look at a few examples of e-Mobility systems models built with Altair Activate and Compose and integrated with other tools like Flux, for electromagnetic simulation for electrical machines (mot

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Optimization Driven Motor Design - Processes and Methodology

Presentation by Lars Fredriksson, Business VP - Simulation Driven Innovation at Altair.

This presentation offers insight how Altair has approached the challenge of improving the total design balance in E-motor development. The presented study has been executed with active support of Porsche AG.

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Durability Testing / Loads, Fatigue Curces and Material Datasets

Presentation by Axel Werkhausen, Manager FEMFAT Support and Sales at Magna Powertrain ECS.

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Recent and Future Developments in Flux and FluxMotor

Presentation by Vincent Leconte, Senior Director of Global Business Development - EM Solution at Altair.

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Designing Recurring AM Products for Ariane Launchers. Pushing Technology to Industrial Applications with New Design Tools and Processes

Presentation by Marta García-Cosío, CITD HO Engineering & Additive Manufacturing at CITD.

This presentation outlines a novel design approach that gives the opportunity of reducing the number of parts comparing with the traditional design while keeping the same functionality, achieving mas

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Simulation-Driven Design and Associated Altair Solutions

Presentation by Dr. Lars Fredriksson, Business VP, Simulation-Driven Innovation at Altair.

Dr. Fredriksson introduces Altair's MDO Director and MDO as a concept that leads to Simulation-Driven Design. Early concept development using C123 will also be discussed.

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Lightweight Design (Composites) - Americas ATC 2015 Workshop

This Workshop Presentation on Lightweight Design was conducted by Jeff Wollschlager and Sridhar Ravikoti at the Americas ATC on May 5, 2015.

Attendees to this workshop learned how to utilize the HyperWorks and Altair Partner Alliance suite of tools to design lightweight composite parts. The

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Airbus Global Migration to Altair HyperWorks for Modeling and Visualization

Presentation by Christophe Rigou, Linear & Non-Linear Solutions - ESCSAN at Airbus.

To support the next aircraft development and new derivative programs, AIRBUS Commercial Aircraft division has chosen HyperMesh and HyperView pre&post-processing software developed by Altair. The Patran t

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Structural Optimization for Fatigue Performance

Presentation by Byung Soo Kang, Technical Specialist at Altair.

Design optimized for strength may not be the optimum design for Fatigue performance. This presentation goes over how structural optimization can be used to enhance fatigue performance.

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Altair's New Fatigue Platform, Altair HyperLife

Presentation by Hariprasad Gowda, OptiStruct Program Manager - Aerospace and Byung Soo Kang, Technical Specialist at Altair.

Even for complex computationally intensive problems, the UI must be simple and easy to use. Here we introduce the all easy to use, easy to learn fatigue analysis platfo

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How to Feed Simulation Models with SmartWorks

Presentation by Oliver Breuer, Head of Software Engineering at FLUIDON.

There is a life for simulation models beyond the development process. Despite the large amount of data that can be collected from industrial facilities, the real benefit is behind colorful graphics and charts. To get

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